AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League Legislative Council added a fourth playoff team in Class 2A among its rule changes after meeting on Sunday and Monday.
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DURANT — South-eastern Oklahoma State women’s basketball will open the season picked to finish in a tie for fourth with rival East Central in the Great American Conference preseason poll.
Chris Abad-Jacobi tallied twice in just over a minute midway through the second half as the Austin College men’s soccer team (1-10-4, 1-7-2) came from two goals down for a 3-2 victory on Sunday in SCAC play.
WAXAHACHIE — The Austin College football team came up with some crucial second half plays to top Southwestern Assemblies of God 27-20, bringing the team’s record to 4-2 overall on the season. This marks the first time the ’Roos have been 4-2 since the 2002 campaign.
WHITEWRIGHT — Spencer Lashley let Whitewright know midway through the first quarter on Friday that Gunter’s defense would be bringing pressure.
PILOT POINT — In an offensive shootout, Van Alstyne scored two touchdowns in the final three minutes but couldn’t convert the game-winning two-point conversion as the Panthers lost to Pilot Point in heart-breaking fashion, 49-48, at Massey Stadium Friday night in a District 5-3A (I) match-up.
When you have a team filled with first-year varsity players, it stands to reason that they will make first-year varsity player mistakes.
A minor mixup with the official scoring didn’t change the outcome of the second set between Sherman and Denison. But it may have unknowingly provided the volleyball Lady Bearcats with the momentum they needed to rally from a huge deficit.
POTTSBORO — More known for his work on the ground, quarterback Zane Prichett threw for a career-high three touchdowns and 332 passing yards on 21-of-32 attempts as Pottsboro defeated Callisburg, 42-6, in District 5-3A (I) action on Friday.
It started with such a simple goal, yet one that had eluded the Yellow Jackets in each of their three previous district ballgames. This time out was surrounded by larger objectives, namely maintaining the upper hand in the rivalry against Sherman.